Colin Gibson (production designer)
Colin Gibson is an Australian production designer. He is known for his collaborations with George Miller, including Babe, Babe 2: Pig in the City, Happy Feet, Happy Feet Two, and Mad Max: Fury Road, the latter of which resulted in winning the Academy Award for Best Production Design and a AACTA Award. Gibson's other work includes The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, for which he shared a BAFTA award nomination with Owen Paterson.
Colin Gibson designed the bus for the film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and all the vehicles in Mad Max: Fury Road. He joined the production of the latter film in 2000, and first began building cars in 2003. The film soon entered development hell and did not resume production until 2011. Director George Miller insisted that all the vehicles and props be fully functional, including a flame-throwing guitar that was played live.
|1995||British Academy Film Awards||BAFTA Award for Best Production Design||Nominated||The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert|||
|2015||Hollywood Film Awards||Hollywood Production Design Award||Won||Mad Max: Fury Road|||
|2015||AACTA Awards||AACTA Award for Best Production Design||Won|||
|2015||Critics' Choice Movie Awards||Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Art Direction||Won||Mad Max: Fury Road|||
|2016||Academy Awards||Academy Award for Best Production Design||Won||Mad Max: Fury Road|||
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- "Film in 1995". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
- Feinberg, Scott (5 October 2015). "Hollywood Film Awards: Honors Going to 'Furious 7,' 'Amy,' More (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
- Maddox, Gary (30 November 2015). "AACTA Awards 2015: first round goes to Mad Max: Fury Road". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 1 December 2015.
- "Colin Gibson". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
- "Oscars: Colin Gibson and Lisa Thompson Win Best Production Design for 'Mad Max: Fury Road'". The Hollywood Reporter. 28 February 2016. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
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